Cat Angels Charity…

I am very sorry to report that author Jennifer Rardin unexpectedly passed away last week.  I discovered her books just last month and have a review written to post next month. You can read more about Jennifer or to donate to a charity on her behalf here.

Maggie Stiefvator has released the cover for her third book in her Shiver series, Forever. It looks just as amazing as the first two books but I am interested to see what color i it is, whether it is red or brown.

Welcoming the Fall Giveaway has started, running Sept. 22nd through Sept. 29th, there are 58 blogs taking part so check them out.

Liz Carlyle is over at The Season of Romance, talking about her favorite charity, Cat Angels Charity. Being a cat owner myself I understand her desire to help them and encourage you to donate to her cause.

Ellen Keener, author of Blood Moon, is at Love Romance Passion talking about how every author should have an idea journal.  As a blogger I also carry around an idea journal, check out why she suggests you carry one around here.


Kat Martin, author of The Bride’s Necklace, at Romantic Crush Junkies.

Kirsten Miller, author of The Eternal Ones, and Jordan Deen,author of The Crescent, at The Bookshelf Sophisticate.

Loretta Chase, author of Last Night’s Scandal, at The Story Siren.

Kathryne Kennedy, author of The Fire Lord’s Lover, at Borders.

Tiffany Clare, author of The Surrender of a Lady, at Romance Dish and The Season Blog.

Abra Ebner, author of The Knight Angels Series, at The Bookshelf Sophisticate.

Jessica Verde, author of The Haunted, at Mundie Moms.

J. Marie Croft, author of Mr. Darcy Takes the Plunge, at Austen Authors.

Shelley Munro, author of The Spurned Viscountess, at Risky Regencies.

Christine Johnson, author of Claire de Lune, at La Femme Readers.

Sarah Parr, author of His for the Taking, at Unusual Historicals.

Elizabeth Hoyt, author of Wicked Intentions, at Once Upon a Chapter.

Virginia Kantra, author of Immortal Sea, at The Lovestruck Novice.

Jill Shalvis, author of Simply Irresistible, at Book Hounds.

Miranda Neville, author of The Dangerous Viscount, at Romantic Crush Junkies.

Jeannie Lin, author of Butterfly Swords, at Romance Divas.

Carolyn Crane, author of Mind Games, at Smexy Books.

Louisa Edwards, author of Just One Taste, at Plotmonkeys.

Courtney Milan, author of Trial by Desire, at Romantic Crush Junkies.


Emily’s Reading Room is giving away two books by Natalie Standiford, contest ends Oct. 6th.

Forever Young Adult is having a killer giveaway courtesy of ABC Family, check it out as the contest ends Oct. 1st.

Dear Author is having a great giveaway courtesy of Pocket Books and is giving away a Kobo Reader here.

Lovin’ & Livin’ Life Reviews is giving away Jennifer Esetp’s Venom, contest ends Oct. 5th.

Martha’s Bookshelf is giving away Joanne Kennedy’s One Fine Cowboy, contest ends Oct. 8th and Amelia Grey’s Never a Bride, contest ends Oct. 11th, and three copies of James Patterson’s The Postcard Killers in audio format, contest ends Oct. 15th.

Dark Faerie Tales is giving away Andrea Cremer’s Nightshade, contest ends Oct. 16th, Jackie Morse Kessler’s Hunger, contest ends Oct. 16th and Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl’s Beautiful Darkness, contest ends Oct. 9th.

Austen Authors is having a great giveaway for their final week of launching celebration, the contest ends Oct. 5th.

Book Hounds is giving away James Patterson’s The Post Card Killers audio book, contest ends Oct. 11th and Annie Solomon’s Two Lethal Lies, contest ends Oct. 13th.

The Story Siren has posted about an amazing giveaway from Lauren Bjorkman, she is giving away two gift certificates and 25 signed novels, the contest ends Oct. 15th.

La Femme Readers is giving away Lauren Baratz-Logsted’s The Twin’s Daughter, contest ends Oct. 5th.

Julie Has Writer’s Blog is giving away a copy of Joanne Rendell’s Out of the Shadows, contest ends Oct. 5th.

Literary Escapism is giving away a copy of Becca Fitzpatrick’s Hush, Hush, contest ends Oct. 5th.

La Femme Readers is giving away Becca Fitzpatrick’s second book in the series Crescendo and a beautiful necklace, contest ends Oct. 11th.

Book Hounds has posted about the Kate Spade purse giveaway Gwen Cready, author of Aching for Always, is having contest ends Oct. 5th.

Tales of Whimsy is giving away Diane Daniels’ Over the Moon, contest ends Oct. 29th.

The Bookologist is giving away two HarperTeen prize packs, contest ends December 1st.


Book Hounds has posted the line up for author appearances at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival, if you are in the area make sure you stop by, makes me wish I could attend.

21 Pages has posted about the First Annual Teen Reads Awards, congratulations to all the winners including Rick Riordian’s Percy Jackson as the best hero.

Mundie Moms has posted that The Dark Divine’s movie rights have been purchased.

Historical Romance UK has posted about the Regency Promenade that occurs in Bath at the beginning of the Jane Austen Festival.  She has included photos and I find myself trying to justify flying to Bath for next year’s festival, it looks fabulous!

Marilyn Brant, in celebration of the release of her new novel Friday Mornings at Nine is offering According to Jane free for a short time, it is available on just about any format so make sure you check it out at Kindle, Apple, Sony,or B&N.

Katharine Ashe, author of Swept Away By a Kiss, is offering a free novel The Ghost of Gwynedd Castle at her website here.

Elizabeth Boyle, author of Mad About the Duke, has posted her new Book Trailer created by none other than her 11 year old son, you can read the entire story about the creation of the trailer here.

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